Nocturnal enuresis in children
Sally Norfolk Operational Lead, Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust, St Mary’s Hospital, Leeds
Janet Wootton Enuresis specialist nurse and school health nurse, York Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, York
Although nocturnal enuresis is common in children and young people, many families have difficulty understanding the condition and accessing appropriate advice and support. Healthcare professionals need to be able to demonstrate knowledge of assessment, causes and management of nocturnal enuresis to provide patients and their families with individualised care. This article discusses the importance of identifying the causes of bedwetting, thorough assessment of the patient and selection of appropriate management strategies.
Nursing Standard. 27, 10,49-56. doi: 10.7748/ns2012.11.27.10.49.c9400
Published in print: 08 November 2012Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review